Long‑Term Mental Health Research Needed for COVID‑19 Healthcare Workers in Mexico

Emily T. Zambiazzi, Ismael M. Morales, Daniela D.A. Estrada


Dear Editor, The first recorded case of coronavirus disease (COVID‑19) in Mexico was on January 3, 2020. Since then, there have been 2,861,498 confirmed cases and 241,279 recorded deaths as of August 4, 2021.[1] This unprecedented situation has put considerable strain on health systems around the world. By September 2020, Mexico ranked number one in healthcare worker (HCW) deaths due to COVID‑19 at 1,320, despite having a much lower COVID‑19 incidence in the general population than other countries.


Mental Health; COVID‑19; Healthcare Workers; Mexico

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